The teen sensation was crowned the top rookie in Major League Soccer.D.C. United's Andy Najar has set a new record in Major League Soccer by becoming the youngest Rookie of the Year in league history. Najar is also the first ROY to win from a last placed team since Maurice Edu won it for Toronto in 2007 and the first attacking player to win the award since Clint Dempsey in 2004.
The 17-year-old recorded seven goals and two assists in all competitions to top New York's Tim Ream and Philadelphia's Danny Mwanga for the award.
Najar was signed to the club out of D.C.'s academy prior to the start of the season. The youngster took his chance well and became a vital part of D.C.'s struggling attack, adding creativity and brilliance on the ball to a squad that still struggled to find a rhythm throughout the season.
MLS also handed out awards for fair play with Philadelphia's Sebastien Le Toux winning the individual award and the San Jose Earthquakes taking home the team crown.
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